Malika Andrews is an NBA reporter on ESPN covering the league nationally, whose work appears across ESPN platforms including ESPN.com, SportsCenter and ESPN Radio. She makes appearances on ESPN shows like Around the Horn and The Jump.
A native of Oakland, California, Andrews was born on January 27, 1995 and attended the University of Portland, where she earned a bachelor of arts degree and graduated with honors in 2017.
While at the University of Portland, Andrews served as the editor-in-chief of The Beacon, the university’s student newspaper.
Before joining ESPN in October 2018, Andrews worked for one year as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune.
Prior to joining the Tribune, Andrews worked for one year as a James Reston Reporting Fellow in the sports department at The New York Times.
After the Milwaukee Bucks lost to the Toronto Raptors in the 2019 Eastern Conference Finals, Giannis Antetokounmpo walked out of the post-match press conference, upset about an article Andrews wrote saying he would leave Milwaukee if the Bucks did not make sufficient improvement to win the title before 2021, when he would be a free agent.
She was one of reporters covering the NBA from ‘the Bubble’ in ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex during the 2020 novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Andrews is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and sits on the NABJ Sports Task Force Scholarship Committee.
Malika Andrews is 28 years old (birth date January 27, 1995).
Malika Andrews was born in Oakland, California, United States.